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A Homecoming for Nelson Mandela’s Shoes

The Hi-Tec sneakers that Mandela wore walking out of prison are now on permanent display at the brand's store…

A South-African Jewelry Brand Launches in Australia

South-African jewelry retailer AmericanSwiss has opened six units to test the market, with plans to open up…

South African Fashion on Show at Zeitz MOCAA

The exhibit marks 21 years of South African Fashion Week.

Naomi Campbell Touts Event to Celebrate Nelson Mandela

An all-star concert on Dec. 2 will be headlined by Beyoncé, Jay Z, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams, Chris…

Superga Partners With South African Jewelry Brand

Superga has teamed with Pichulik, a Cape Town-based jewelry label, to create three limited-edition sneakers.

African Fashion International Founder Champions Designers, Seeks to Build International Distribution

Financial backing and access to international markets are key issues for AFI-supported designers, who often…

African Fashion Weeks Boost Local Design Talent

South African Design Week and Lagos Fashion and Design Week both focused on nurturing younger designers.

Jochen Zeitz on His New Museum of African Art

The former ceo of Puma talks about collecting, museums — and what he has on his walls at home now.

Stuttafords Closes Its Doors in South Africa

The retailer, known as "the Harrods of South Africa," was hit by the country's struggling economy as well as…

India and China Are Tops for Retail Investment

Some retailers have rethought their global expansion strategy given Brexit and America First.

Okapi Opens Flagship in Johannesburg

The label was founded by Hanneli Rupert, daughter of Richemont head Johann Rupert, in 2008.

South African Fashion Weeks See Spurt of Young Designers

The two fashion weeks saw a slew of new faces.

Jahnkoy, FMBCJ, Babatunde Standouts at South Africa Men’s Wear Week

The show week saw a new sponsor, Lexus, even as the nation's designers continue to face challenges.

South Africa’s Edcon Aims for Turnaround in 2017

The country's largest apparel retailer has a new owner and hopes restructuring initiatives will result in…

African Fashion Weeks Show Challenges of Continent’s Designers

Fashion weeks took place in South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria.